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Former County Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Lever, Bolton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5779 / 53°34'40"N

Longitude: -2.4285 / 2°25'42"W

OS Eastings: 371722

OS Northings: 409116

OS Grid: SD717091

Mapcode National: GBR CWH2.05

Mapcode Global: WH97V.NBRG

Entry Name: Former County Court

Listing Date: 26 April 1974

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388127

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476125

Location: Bolton, BL1

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Great Lever

Built-Up Area: Bolton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bolton-le-Moors St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


BOLTON

SD7109SE MAWDSLEY STREET
797-1/17/153 (West side)
26/04/74 Former County Court
(Formerly Listed as:
MAWDSLEY STREET
County Court)

GV II

County court, later benefit offices, as of 1996 public house
and restaurant. 1866-9, by either Thomas Charles Sorby, the
County Surveyor (Pevsner), or Reeves, the government's
surveyor of County Courts (Bolton Journal). Ashlar, rusticated
to ground floor, with slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 10-window range. Entrances each side,
paired panelled and studded doors, in stressed architraves.
Similar architraves to 12-pane iron-framed windows, and all
openings have initials 'V.R.'. Superimposed on foliate
key-stones. Round arched upper windows with balustrading,
Corinthian capitals to engaged shafts carrying scallop moulded
arches. Modillion eaves cornice. Rear elevation is brick, with
round arched windows at first floor, lighting court room.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
(Bolton Journal (Pictorial Bolton Series, CLXVIII): 1888-).

Listing NGR: SD7172209116

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